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5 worst right-wing moments this week: Rudy Giuliani suffers brain meltdown

<b>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (AP)</b><p>The sickness appears to be spreading in camp Trump<p>Janet Allon<p>August 22, 2016 8:59am (UTC)<p><i>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.</i><p>For a brief …

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Chicago police call for firing of seven officers involved in black teen's death

Chicago's police superintendant has said the seven officers involved in a cover-up should be fired. The case involves the death of a 17-year-old …

Pizza Hut in UK made a playable DJ pizza box and will give them out - Pocket-lint

Pizza Hut's latest marketing gimmick in the UK is pretty awesome - and techy.<p>The pizza chain has introduced the "world's first playable DJ pizza …

Jeremy Clarkson Reveals His Top Ten Cars Of The Past Year

As arguably the most outspoken and well-known motoring journalist in the industry, Amazon’s Jeremy Clarkson should know that his personal car …

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The Ghirardelli Chocolate mansion is on the market

Chocolate lovers can live in a piece of chocolate history–for $4.98 million, that is. The Piedmont mansion where the Ghirardelli family heirs lived is still up for sale.<p>First listed in May at $5.3 million, the house recently saw a price cut.<p>Toptenrealestatedeals.com writes that the house was built …

Grandson of Richard Petty wins first stock car race

A member of the Petty family made some personal history last weekend with their first stock-car victory.<p>Thad Moffitt, 15-year-old grandson of …

A Hillary Clinton Email That Speaks Volumes About Her Character

In 2014 my baby daughter Elouisa died in my arms, and my life changed forever. Some weeks later, my husband helped me name what was a curious result …

This Is the Amazing Advice an 8-Year-Old Girl Gave President Obama

<i>This story originally ran on Motto.</i><p>Sometimes, kids just know best.<p>An 8-year-old girl named Lily recently wrote a letter to President Obama informing …

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Martha Stewart's New Cooking Show Has an Unlikely Co-Host

We know Martha Stewart for her one-pan pasta, her bread-topped macaroni and cheese, her slab pie, and her... candid (?) wisdom, but she's making headlines <i>today</i> not for a recipe or for an embezzlement scandal, but because she's announced a new cooking show, co-hosted by Snoop Dogg (formerly Snoop …

Don't kid yourself — if you vote third party, you are voting for Donald Trump

As a thought experiment, I invite these folks to join me in imagining a new reality TV game called <i>Pick Your Pilot</i>.<p>Here's how you play.<p>You, your entire family, and all your friends are invited to enjoy an all-expenses-paid vacation at an unspecified exotic location.<p>You all board a Boeing 747 …

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Facing my fear: driving while black can be fatal. But I've got places to go | Taylor Crumpton

A traffic stop could easily escalate and end my life. It happens to black drivers in America all the time<p>As I made eye contact with the police officer and saw the flashing lights behind me, I made peace with God, for I feared that was the day my life would end, simply because I was black.<p>I watched …

It's Time We Recognize Black Lives Matter Behind Bars, Too

Similar to police officers on the streets, violence between guards in jails and prisons is a crucial problem that has gone from brutality to outright …

The 25 U.S. Cities With the Lowest Cost of Living

If you’re sick of spending all of your hard-earned income on rent, it might be time to move to a mid-sized city in the Midwest or South. Cities like …

From Media to Memes: Lessons from Occupy Democrats

I want you in the news business -- and politics and brands -- to learn from two media and political geniuses for the social age you've probably never heard of. They are Rafael and Omar Rivero, 29-year-old twin brothers and the founders of Occupy Democrats, a Facebook page that specializes in the …

Mazda Kicks Off Millionth Miata Celebration Tour At Laguna Seca

Plenty of model lines have crested the million-unit mark over the history of the automotive industry, but they’re typically mass-market hatchbacks, …

Barack Obama Pens a Heartfelt Essay on Feminism

Today is Barack Obama's 55th birthday. As a gift to us-- his constituency-- Obama penned a fierce, poignant essay on feminism, published by <i>Glamour</i>.<p>Obama starts out discussing what it's been like to watch his teenage girls grow up during the greatest era for them to be women, admitting his own …

If All Lives Matter, Act Like It

The demonization of black victims and the lionization of law enforcement have to stop.<p>I've looked down the barrel of a cop's gun on three separate occasions, none of which involved crime. The most recent was in my own home, when I neglected to punch my alarm code in quickly enough upon entry. Was …

President Obama got pumped for his DNC speech with Eminem's 'Lose Yourself'

We're not quite sure we know what to say about recently-surfaced footage of President Obama headbanging to "Lose Yourself" by Eminem, except ... OBAMA?!??<p>It's just, well, we never expected him to be nervous. On the surface, he looked so calm. So ready.<p>The unlikely pairing of song and man can be …

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